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Shop for affordable electricity rates in Texas with the free Choose Energy marketplace. Texas is a leader in deregulated energy, which gives most Texans the power to choose their electricity provider from a variety of energy companies. Texas has nearly two dozen energy providers catering to a population of more than 29 million.

The average price for residential electricity in Texas as of August 2021 is 11.9 cents per kilowatt-hour (¢/kWh). Choose Energy offers fixed-rate plans starting as low as 6.7 (¢/kWh). Founded in 2008, Choose Energy provides all-inclusive pricing and straightforward, unaffiliated guidance on our marketplace. When you enter your ZIP code above, you can filter for providers, rate types, contract lengths, green energy plans, and more. We’ll help you sort through all of your options to find the best electricity plan for your home or business.

Read on to learn more about buying an energy plan in Texas. When you’re ready, enter your ZIP code above to compare energy rates and plans.

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